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Amaranth grain vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Amaranth grain and Noodle

  • Amaranth grain has more Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Copper, however Noodle is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B1, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Noodle's daily need coverage for Selenium is 33% more.
  • Amaranth grain contains 3 times more Magnesium than Noodle. Amaranth grain contains 65mg of Magnesium, while Noodle contains 21mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Amaranth grain, cooked and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Copper +52%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 79% 15% 12% 47% 50% 24% 64% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Copper +52%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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10
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Folate +281.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 0% 0% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Folate +281.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Amaranth grain
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
20
Noodle

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
25%
Noodle
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
10%
Noodle

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Noodle
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

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Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.419g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Noodle Opinion
Calories 102 138 Noodle
Protein 3.8 4.54 Noodle
Fats 1.58 2.07 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 Noodle
Carbs 18.69 25.16 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 4 Noodle
Iron 2.1 1.47 Amaranth grain
Calcium 47 12 Amaranth grain
Potassium 135 38 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 65 21 Amaranth grain
Sugar 0.4 Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.1 1.2 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.149 0.098 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86 0.65 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 76 Amaranth grain
Sodium 6 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.19 0.17 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.136 Noodle
Vitamin B3 0.235 2.077 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.046 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate 22 84 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.419 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 Noodle
Leucine 0.365 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 Noodle
Valine 0.22 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 Noodle
Fructose 0 Noodle

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/nutrients
  2. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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